A new surveillance video shows the terrifying moment a Brazilian male model ran over a 16-year-old boy, ripping off part of his leg.
The footage was recorded from a condominium across the street from a beach in the Rio de Janeiro neighborhood of Barra de Tijuca and shows Joao Cardim crossing the street with his mother Mariana Cardim last Saturday.
João Cardim made a dash for the pavement when Bruno Krupp suddenly rammed his motorcycle into the teenager, knocking him off his feet.
Krupp, who does not have a license to ride a motorcycle, ran down the street and at one point fell to the ground.
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A surveillance video released Friday shows the moment Brazilian model Bruno Krupp (pictured) ran over 16-year-old Joao Cardim in Rio de Janeiro on Saturday night. Cardim died that night at a local hospital. Krupp, 25, now faces a murder charge. He underwent surgery for a fractured clavicle on Wednesday and called the incident an ‘accident’.
Brazilian 16-year-old Joao Cardim (right) was walking with his mother, Mariana Cardim (left) on a beach in the Rio de Janeiro neighborhood of Barra de Tijuca last Saturday night when he was run over by Brazilian Bruno Krupp, who was riding a motorcycle without a model license. The teenager lost part of his leg in the accident and was rushed to a local hospital where he died
Still images from a surveillance camera video show Joao Cardim running down the sidewalk before being hit by a motorcycle driven by Brazilian model Bruno Krupp, an unlicensed motorist.
The impact of the accident left part of Joao Cardim’s left leg and was recovered from a grassy lawn near the entrance to the beach, where he and his mother had planned to walk before returning to their home after attending a birthday party.
Kardim was rushed to the Lourenco Jorge Municipal Hospital where he died a short time later.
Krupp was hospitalized at the same medical center and released on Sunday.
However, the social media influencer was admitted to a hospital in the Rio de Janeiro neighborhood of the mayor on Wednesday for surgery and was arrested after a judge issued an arrest warrant on charges of murder.
Brazilian 16-year-old João Cardim was seen on camera walking with his mother Mariana Cardim before he tackled speeding motorcyclist Bruno Krupp.
Still images from a video statement issued by Brazilian model Bruno Krupp moments before surgery at a Rio de Janeiro hospital on Wednesday. Krupp was riding his motorcycle without a license and ran over 16-year-old Joao Cardim, who died in hospital after the accident last Saturday. “I didn’t drink, I didn’t do drugs. It was an accident, guys,” he said
Krupp, who underwent surgery to repair a clavicle fracture, issued a recorded video statement from his hospital bed before the operation, indicating that it was an ‘accident’ on his part and mistreatment by medical staff at the Lourenco Jorge Municipal Hospital. was done I waited for treatment.
“I was taken in an ambulance, I didn’t run away from the hospital, I didn’t run away from the doctors,” Krupp said in Portuguese. “I was dying in the hospital, the staff were mistreating me, hitting the stretcher in the hallway, calling me a murderer, as if I had done something wrong.”
The model has dismissed rumors that she became disabled while riding a motorcycle.
“I didn’t drink, I didn’t do drugs. It was an accident, guys,” Krupp said.
Krupp was stopped by traffic police just three days before the fatal accident. He refused a breathalyzer test and was issued summonses for riding without a license and driving without a license plate.
Residents and police surround the motorcycle Brazilian model Bruno Krupp was riding after he ran over and killed a teenager in Rio de Janeiro on Saturday. Brazilian network TV Globo reported Thursday that Krupp failed a road test required to obtain a motorcycle license.
A still image from a surveillance camera released Friday shows 16-year-old João Cardim being run over by a motorcycle driven by Brazilian model Bruno Krupp last Saturday.
I bought the motorcycle in May, but failed a road test, Brazilian network TV Globo reported.
Before going into surgery Wednesday, Krupp told his lawyer, William Pena, that the motorcycle’s brakes failed as he approached Cardim.
“There was no disappointment. Nobody leaves the house to run and kill somebody,” Pena told reporters on Thursday. “‘Oh, I’m going to run into somebody in the corner.’ There is a certain exaggeration with what they are expressing.”
But Croup reportedly sped off, exceeding 90 miles per hour, before hitting the teenager.
Security cameras installed at several businesses on Lucio Costa Avenue show speed in the left lane.
‘It is known that he spends every weekend here. These noisy motorcycles, they fly by here, sometimes they pass by here and when we see it, it’s already far away’, a kiosk worker who saw the accident on Saturday told Globo.